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Mystery and Magic of Air-conditioning By Hollis Brown, copyright
  • This document discusses the fundamental science behind the refrigeration cycle. It describes air to air residential cooling systems and heat pumps and explains basic inspection methods and procedures.
  • Previously published:
  • American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Annual Conference InspectionWorld Proceedings, 2003
  • National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI) Fall Conference Listen, Learn, Succeed proceedings, 2004

  • Determing Air Conditioner Age & Capacity HomeTech Information Systems, Inc., copyright
  • This document serves as an aid to decoding air-conditioner data plates with respect to date of manufacture and system capacity. Much of the information applies to furnaces and water heaters as well.

  • Controlling the Indoor Winter Air Furnaces & Boilers By Hollis Brown, copyright
  • This document discusses the fundamental physics involved in energy conversion through combustion. It describes many common furnaces and boilers and explains basic inspection methods and procedures.
  • Previously published:

  • American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Annual Conference InspectionWorld Proceedings, 2005

  • What You Need to Know About... By Hollis Brown, copyright
This is a series of short articles that provide the basic information needed to be the expert, but not necessarily the specialist.